It has been said that “every photograph is a self-portrait”. Reflect on this statement and what you’ve learned in this course.
In a brief 1-2 page essay, explain what is meant by the statement above and how you can apply your learning from this course to your future career.
It is indeed true that every photograph takes is a self-portrait of the photographer. This is because each photograph contains visual elements that represents what was important to the photographer at that time that they chose to freezer it permanently. The question that arises is why the photo was taken, why the angle, why the perspective, what was in the photo and what it meant. Despite the fact that the photographer may not be included in the photograph, it portrays the inner feelings of the photographer and what they wanted others to see. Thus, the symbolic meaning that each photographer wanted to show…